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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
551 PM AKST Mon Mar 4 2024

AKZ803>805-051900-
/O.NEW.PAFG.WC.Y.0031.240305T0251Z-240306T2100Z/
Northern Arctic Coast-Central Beaufort Sea Coast-
Eastern Beaufort Sea Coast-
Including Utqiagvik, Nuiqsut, Prudhoe Bay, Alpine, Deadhorse,
Kuparuk, the Dalton Highway north of MP 387, Kaktovik,
Flaxman Island, and Point Thomson
551 PM AKST Mon Mar 4 2024

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills to 50 below zero. East winds 15 to
  25 mph.

* WHERE...Northern Arctic Coast, Central Beaufort Sea Coast and
  Eastern Beaufort Sea Coast.

* WHEN...Until noon AKST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...The dangerously cold wind chills could cause
  frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Very cold wind chills will continue into
  Wednesday. Wind chills will briefly become less severe Tuesday
  afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Low visibility in blowing snow will
  continue through Tuesday evening. Very cold wind chills may
  continue into Wednesday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and sustained wind
speeds of 15 mph or more will create low wind chills. Frost bite
and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken.

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